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Princess Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

Princess Maria Antonietta
Countess of Caserta

Spouse Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta
Prince Ferdinand Pius
Prince Carlos
Prince Francesco di Paola
Princess Maria Immaculata
Princess Maria Cristina
Princess Maria di Grazia
Prince Ranieri, Duke of Castro
Prince Filippo
Prince Francesco d'Assisi
Prince Gabriele
Full name
Italian: Maria Antonietta Giuseppina Leopoldina
House House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Father Prince Francis, Count of Trapani
Mother Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria
Born (1851-03-16)16 March 1851
Naples, Two Sicilies
Died 12 September 1938(1938-09-12) (aged 87)
Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Burial Cimetière du Grand Jas, Cannes
Religion Roman Catholic

Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies[1][2] (Maria Antonietta Giuseppina Leopoldina; 16 March 1851 – [1][2] 12 September 1938[1][2]) was a Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies by birth and by her marriage to Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta, claimant to the defunct throne of the Two Sicilies.


Maria Antonietta was the eldest daughter of Prince Francis, Count of Trapani (son of Francis I of the Two Sicilies) and his wife (and niece) Archduchess Maria Isabella of Austria, Princess of Tuscany.[1][2] She was an elder sister of Maria Carolina, Countess Andrzej Zamoyski.[1][2]

Marriage and issue

Maria Antonietta married Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta, son of Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies and his wife Maria Theresa of Austria, on 8 June 1868 in Rome.[1][2] Antonietta and Alfonso had twelve children:[1][2]

Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria, daughter of Ludwig III of Bavaria. This marriage produced six issue.
Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, daughter of Alfonso XII of Spain. This marriage produced three issue.
Princess Louise of Orléans, daughter of Prince Philippe, Count of Paris. This marriage produced four issue.
Prince Johann Georg of Saxony, son of George of Saxony. This marriage produced no issue.
Archduke Peter Ferdinand of Austria, Prince of Tuscany, son of Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany. This marriage produced four issue.
Prince Luiz of Orléans-Braganza, son of Prince Gaston, Count of Eu. This marriage produced three issue.
  • Princess Maria Giuseppina of the Two Sicilies (25 February 1880 – 22 July 1971)
  • Prince Gennaro of the Two Sicilies (24 January 1882 – 11 April 1944)
∞ Beatrice Bordessa, Countess of Villa Colli. This marriage produced no issue.
Countess Maria Carolina Zamoyska, daughter of Andrzej Przemysław Zamoyski, Count Zamoyski. This marriage produced two issue.
Princess Marie Louise d'Orléans, daughter of Prince Emmanuel, Duke of Vendôme. This marriage produced one issue.
∞ Odette Labori. This marriage produced no issue.
Princess Malgorzata Izabella Czartoryska, daughter of Prince Adam Ludwik Czartoryski. This marriage produced one issue.
Princess Cecylia Lubomirska, daughter of Prince Kasimierz Lubomirski.[3][4] This marriage produced four issue.



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Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Cadet branch of the House of Bourbon
Born: 16 March 1851 Died: 12 September 1938
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Maria Sophie of Bavaria
Queen consort of the Two Sicilies
27 December 1894 – 26 May 1934
Reason for succession failure:
Italian Unification under the House of Savoy
Succeeded by
Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria

See also

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